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Citizen scientists discover 6 new species of beetles in Borneo

(Pensoft Publishers) As part of a tropical biodiversity field course for citizen scientists initiated by the new organisation called 'Taxon Expeditions', a group of citizen scientists have discovered six new species of beetles in Borneo. The first three of these are published today in the open access Biodiversity Data Journal.
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